National Museum Building Committee, 1880

image for National Museum Building Committee, 1880
Category
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Negative # 1475 was used to add Rhees and Leech to this photograph.
Summary
The National Museum Building Committee stand in an unfinished doorway of the new United States National Museum Building, now the Arts and Industries Building, while it is under construction. From the left: General Montgomery C. Meigs; General William Tecumseh Sherman, Smithsonian Regent and Chairman of Building Committee; Peter Parker, Smithsonian Regent; Spencer F. Baird, Smithsonian Secretary; Adolph Cluss, Architect; W. J. Rhees, Chief Clerk; Daniel Leech, Correspondence Clerk.
Contained within
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 28, Folder: 43
Contact information
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic
Leech, Daniel
National Museum Building Committee
Construction
Secretaries
Museum buildings
Regents
Architecture
New Museums
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Restrictions & Rights
No restrictions
Author
Unknown
Subject
Meigs, Montgomery C (Montgomery Cunningham) 1816-1892
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891
Parker, Peter
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
Cluss, Adolph 1825-1905
Rhees, William Jones 1830-1907
Arts and Industries Building
United States National Museum
Board of Regents
Physical description
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
1880
Type
Photographic print
Group, candid
Standard number
78-10099